The greatst gutarist of all time

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Posted: #26

[Quote: Originally Posted by Raiderpug]

I grew up in Burbank, CA. in the mid and late 70's and my neighbor was Drew Forsyth. He was the original drummer for Quiet Riot. He would rehearse in his garage daily with his childhood friend who played the guitar. That guitar player, some say turned out to be one of the greatest ever, at least for the short time he was around.

Anyone know who I am talking about?

My all time favorite is Ace Freheley!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G4zmmwk2k5Y[/Quote}


HA... Great mention!!!!!


Would be deselect in my duties if I didn't contribute Derek Trucks.


 
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Posted: #27

Quote Originally Posted by TheGoldenGoose:

Quote Originally Posted by Raiderpug:

I grew up in Burbank, CA. in the mid and late 70's and my neighbor was Drew Forsyth. He was the original drummer for Quiet Riot. He would rehearse in his garage daily with his childhood friend who played the guitar. That guitar player, some say turned out to be one of the greatest ever, at least for the short time he was around.

Anyone know who I am talking about?

My all time favorite is Ace Freheley!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G4zmmwk2k5Y[/Quote}


HA... Great mention!!!!!


Would be deselect in my duties if I didn't contribute Derek Trucks.


I used to have a boot cassette of ABB in Toronto and Derrick sat in for the 1st set, if i remember he was about 12 or younger. You could tell back then that he indeed would master his craft.
 
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Posted: #28

Don't think you can talk in terms of "greatest". Have been lots of special & amazing guitarists with different styles & in multiple genres. But the 2 that always stood out most for me were Hendrix & SRV... 
 
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Posted: #29

Quote Originally Posted by 666LES:

About 5 years ago Eric Clapton said the best living guitarist was Buddy Guy.


I heard Clapton say Prince was the best a couple times ...
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